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Meet the MW2 Voice Actors: The Cast Behind the Characters

Ready to fight unprecedented global conflicts and meet the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 voice actors behind the iconic video game characters?

Released in 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is arguably one of the most iconic first-person shooter games of the 21st century. MW2 doesn’t just invite players into a world of chaos and intrigue; it thrusts them into each global conflict, blurring the lines between heroism and villainy.

Navigating through geopolitical tensions and covert missions, MW2 takes you through the streets of Rio de Janeiro to the snowy peaks of Russia. Players are confronted with moral dilemmas and conspiracies, all while battling through the roar of gunfire and whispers of duty.

Whether it’s Captain ‘Soap’ MacTavish’s gravelly determination or Kate Laswell’s professional voice, each character inspires raw emotion that further draws players in.

But who are the MW2 voice actors? Let’s have a look.

Meet the Captain Price voice actor

Meet the Captain Price voice actor
Meet the Captain Price voice actor

Captain John Price, callsign ‘Bravo Six’, is voiced by English actor Barry Sloane. The MW2 voice actor made a name for himself through British soaps such as Hollyoaks or Holby City.

Captain Price, seasoned veteran of the 22nd British SAS Regiment, is the epitome of resilience and determination born in the shadows from decades of conflict. Whether it’s a covert operation or an anti-terrorism mission, Price is the man you want by your side.

With a belief in always fighting for the greater good with his unorthodox methods and firm principles, Captain John Price sets himself apart as a soldier that gets the job done – no matter the cost.

Meet the Ghost voice actor

Meet the Ghost voice actor
Meet the Ghost voice actor

Lieutenant Simon ‘Ghost’ Reilly in Modern Warfare: II (2022) is voiced by Samuel Roukin, an English actor also known for his role in Turn: Washington’s Spies. The MW2 voice actor replaced Jeff Leach from the original MW2 cast, and later went on to once again voice Ghost in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III.

Born in Manchester with severe family trauma and personal struggles, Simon ‘Ghost’ Reilly developed a successful military career. Riley’s journey of resilience, sacrifice, and the ultimate betrayal is iconic amongst fans.

From fighting his family demons to battling against Russian enemies, he proves time and time again he is as resilient as they come.

Meet the Soap voice actor

Meet the Soap voice actor
Meet the Soap voice actor

John ‘Soap’ MacTavish is voiced by Scottish actor Neil Ellice in the MW2 reboot. The original MW2 voice actor was Kevin McKidd, famously known for his role as Dr. Owen Hunt in American tv show Grey’s Anatomy.

Ellice can be found as Soap in multiple Call of Duty games from 2019-2023.

Not much is known about Soap’s early life, just that he was born in Scotland and was raised Roman Catholic. Initially a member of the Parachute Regiment before joining the SAS, Soap engaged in many high-stake missions including preventing a nuclear threat to pursuing terrorist leaders like Vladimir Makarov.

Despite witnessing the loss of comrades and enduring severe injuries, Soap never fails to display determination and leadership – ultimately sacrificing himself for his comrades in the pursuit of justice.

Meet the General Shepherd voice actor

Meet the General Shepherd voice actor
Meet the General Shepherd voice actor

General Shepherd is voiced by American actor Glenn Morshower in the Modern Warfare: II reboot, he replaces actor Lance Henriksen from the original MW2 game.

During the Second Russian Civil War, Shepherd lead American forces but suffered a devastating loss after a nuclear explosion wiped out 30,000 Marines. Afterwards, blaming international politics for the loss, General Shepherd alongside Soap MacTavish formed Task Force 141 to combat international threats.

In game, players learn that Shepherd manipulated events to start a war between Russia and America, by framing the U.S for a terrorist attack. During the Russian invasion, Task Force 141 hunted Makarov – the Russian terrorist – but were betrayed by Shepherd who sought to tie up loose ends.

Meet the Gaz voice actor

Meet the Gaz voice actor
Meet the Gaz voice actor

Sergeant Kyle ‘Gaz’ Garrick is voiced by MW2 voice actor Elliot Knight. The English actor has appeared in several projects such as Sky1’s Sinbad, DC’s Titans, and ABC’s Once Upon a Time.

Seasoned SAS Sergeant Garrick joined Task Force 141 with a mound of counterterrorism and target elimination experience, proving to be an asset to the team. The British soldiers’ missions often involve physical and mental resilience while cooperating with international counterparts like the U.S Marine Corps.

Even in the face of personal sacrifice and loss, Sergeant Garrick is committed to Task Force 141’s objectives, proving him an invaluable asset to fighting against global terrorism.

Meet the Reyes voice actor

Meet the Reyes voice actor
Meet the Reyes voice actor

SpecGru operator Enzo Reyes is voiced by French-Canadian actor Thomas Beaudoin in the 2022 MW2 video game. The French voice actor has been cast in several lead roles in Off-Broadway French plays and his well-known for his acting career.

Enzo Reyes, raised in Canada, spent his childhood hunting and trapping in the Caribou Mountains, with a fascination for military history. Reyes would often study the tactics of famous leaders such as Julius Caesar and Napoleon.

Determined, Reyes falsified documents to join the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR), which he would go on to leave in 2020. Afterwards, he became a contractor with SpecGru.

Meet the Kate voice actor

Meet the Kate voice actor
  • Rya Kihlstedt
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Meet the Kate voice actor

American actress Rya Kihlstedt is the voice of tough-nut Kate Laswell. The MW2 voice actor is best known for her role as one of the criminals in Home Alone 3, alongside her role as Dr. Michelle Ross in the famous tv show Dexter.

From strategic communications analyst to seasoned CIA operative, Kate Laswell has dedicated her life to global security. With her master’s degree in strategic intelligence and an impressive track record, Laswell is your go-to for geopolitical landscape knowledge.

The CIA operative oversees covert operations and terrorist threats, her leadership is crucial in safeguarding countries against emerging threats.

Chloe McWhinnie

By Chloe McWhinnie

Writer, motorsports enthusiast, and Scotland native Chloe is passionate about literature, anime, Overwatch, and all things creative.

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